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1 Hit Wonders Of The 80's

Discussion in '80's Music' started by KISSFREAK, Mar 28, 2007.

  1. FoxyPage

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    Lipps, Inc.-Funkytown
    Gary Numan - Cars
    The Vapors - Turning Japanese
    Sugar Hill Gang - Rapper's Delight
    Devo - Whip It
    Bow Wow Wow - I Want Candy
    Toni Basil - Mickey
    Thomas Dolby- She Blinded Me With Science
    Tracey Ullman - They Don't Know
    Dexy's Midnight Runners - Come on Eileen
    Big Country - In a Big Country
    Shannon - Let the Music Play
    Nena - 99 Luftballons
    Musical Youth - Pass The Dutchie
    Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Relax
    Twisted Sister - We're Not Gonna Take It
     
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    David and David - Boomtown is one of the best one hit wonder tunes ever made. It is absolutely brilliant!
     
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    Stan Ridgeway was in Wall Of Voodoo. He made a few other tunes that no one paid attention too, except for just a few of us.
     
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    The only hit I remember by Camoulflage was "The Great Commandment".
     
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    I'm pretty sure these are one-hit wonders:

    Ah Leah! - Donny Iris
    Aldo Nova - Fantasy
    This Burning Heart - Vandenburg
    Last Chance - Shooting Star
    Eyes of a Stranger - Tha Payolas
    She Talks in Stereo - Gary Myrik
    Send Me An Angel - Real Life
    Promises Promises - Naked Eyes
    My Ever Changing Moods - The Style Council
    I Just Died in Your Arms Tonight - Cutting Crew
    Heart and Soul - T 'Pau
    Kids in America - Kim Wilde
    Walking on Sunshine - Katrina and the Waves
     
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    While these "one-hit wonders" may not have actually charted, they were played in abundance on The World Famous 106.7 KROQ here in Los Angeles.

    Almost all are found on 80's New Wave compilation cds.



    AEIOU - Ebn-Ozn

    Are You Ready For The Sex Girls - Gleaming Spires

    Belly of the Whale - Burning Sensations

    Blowing Up Detroit - John Palumbo

    Boogie in Your Butt - Eddie Murphy (that's right!) :eek:hyeah:

    Break Them Down - Graham Parker

    Bring Me Edelweiss - Edelweiss

    Buffy Come Back - Angel & The Reruns

    Burning Flame - Vitamin Z

    Butterfly Wings - Machines of Loving Grace

    CA Plan Por Mio - Plastic Bertrand

    Compulsion - Martin L. Gore

    Daddy's Coming Home - Walk The Moon

    Dancing In Heaven - Q Feel

    Der Kommissar - Falco

    Don Quichotte - Magazine 60

    Drop Your Pants - Hilary

    Dwarf Tossin' - Bouquet of Veal

    88 Lines About 44 Women - The Nails

    Everything Thing I'm Not - Translator

    Flaming Desire - Bill Nelson

    Hanging on a Heart Attack - Device

    Hey St. Peter - Flash and the Pan

    Homicide - 999

    Homosapien - Pete Shelley

    How Can a Laboring Man Find Time For Self-Culture - Martini Ranch

    I Eat Cannibals - Toto Coelo

    I Could Be Good For You - 707

    I See Red - The Silencers

    I'm an Adult Now - The Pursuit of Happiness

    I'm Supposed to Have Sex With You - Tonio K

    Jane's Getting Serious - John Astley

    Jennifer She Said - Lloyd Cole and the Commotions

    Jukebox (Don't Put Another Dime In) - The Flirts

    Just a Gigalo - Barbie and the Kens

    Just Got Lucky - Jo Boxers

    Lawnchairs - Our Daughter's Wedding

    Living in a Box - Living in a Box

    Living on the Ceiling - Blancmange

    Love and Lonliness - The Motors

    Love Missile F1-11 - Sigue Sigue Sputnik

    Nemesis - Shreikback

    Numbers with Wings - The Bongos

    Marina Men - The Valley Girls

    Music For Boys - The Suburbans

    Pajama Party - Unit 3 With Venus

    Quit - The Waitresses

    Sidewalk Talk - Jellybean

    Slang Teacher - Wide Boy Awake

    Ronnie's Song - LAX

    See You on the Other Side - Brian Briggs

    Slippin' Away - Dave Edmunds

    Smoke Two Joints - The Toyes

    Stick to the Grind - King Cotton

    Stop This Car - The Woodentops

    Swear - Tim Scott

    Teenage Enema Nurses in Bondage - Killer Pussy

    The Fanatic - Felony

    The Great Commandment - Camoulflage

    Too Young To Date - D-Day

    Walk With an Erection - Swinging Erudites

    Working With Fire and Steel - China Crisis

    Wouldn't It Be Good - Nik Kershaw

    Wot - Captain Sensible

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    I remember those songs, but your massive KROQ list I don't know any of them...;)
     

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